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Knesting, Kimberly – Preventing School Failure, 2008
A critical need exists for research on high school dropout that goes beyond individual student characteristics to include the influence of school factors on students' educational decisions. In this article, the author summarizes the findings of a qualitative case study of a group of high school students at risk for dropping out but still attending…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Academic Persistence, High Risk Students
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Morgan, Paul L.; Meier, Catherine R. – Preventing School Failure, 2008
Young children entering school with poor oral vocabulary skills may be doubly disadvantaged. Their poor oral vocabulary skills will likely impede their attempts to become proficient readers while also possibly increasing the frequency of their problem behaviors. Dialogic reading (DR) is a scientifically validated shared storybook reading…
Descriptors: Reading Failure, Emergent Literacy, Vocabulary Skills, Vocabulary Development
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McCurdy, Barry L.; Kunsch, Catherine; Reibstein, Sally – Preventing School Failure, 2007
Urban school officials face the challenge of a growing number of students with or at-risk for developing antisocial behavior. The school-wide positive behavior support (PBS) model provides a comprehensive structure for schools to address antisocial behavior more effectively. In this article, the authors document, in case study format, the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Intervention, Urban Schools, Antisocial Behavior
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DeSocio, Janiece; VanCura, Maureen; Nelson, Linda A.; Hewitt, Gary; Kitzman, Harriet; Cole, Robert – Preventing School Failure, 2007
A truancy intervention pilot project was implemented in an urban high school and incorporated two innovative approaches: (a) student enrollment in a school-based health center for comprehensive health services, and (b) recruitment of teachers from within the students' school to engage in mentored relationships. Students with 15 or more days of…
Descriptors: Probability, Intervention, Health Services, Enrollment
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Pelco, Lynn E.; Reed-Victor, Evelyn – Preventing School Failure, 2007
Individual differences in the ability to self-regulate emotions, attention, and behavior are evident in infancy, and children who experience difficulty in learning to regulate their own emotions, attention, and behavior are at risk for later social and academic problems. Within the school setting, self-regulation of learning related social skills,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Elementary School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Self Management
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Anderson, Kelly M.; Algozzine, Bob, Ed. – Preventing School Failure, 2007
Many argue that it is not at all idealistic to think that K-12 teachers can differentiate instruction to meet all children's needs while also adhering to standards and state performance testing. This article defines differentiated instruction, discusses its critical elements, and provides tips on how to start differentiation. Probably,…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Minority Groups, Individualized Instruction
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Ornelles, Cecily – Preventing School Failure, 2007
In this study, the author used a multiple baseline design to evaluate the effects of a structured intervention on the engagement and initiations of 3 children identified as at-risk for school difficulty. The intervention had two phases. During intervention (Phase 1) the students received 9 15-min instructional sessions. The intervention had 3…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Intervention, Age, Learning Problems
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Menendez, Anthony L. – Preventing School Failure, 2007
In this informational survey, the author briefly explores the needs of professional staff and administrators who serve students in alternative educational settings and special education and provides a listing of helpful Internet resources. Initially, the author provides general information concerning the current state of alternative education…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Professional Personnel, Programming, Internet
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Tissington, Laura D.; Grow, Amani – Preventing School Failure, 2007
Special education programs that serve at-risk students are facing very real personnel needs that colleges and universities alone cannot meet. Alternative certification programs (ACP) may help meet these needs. Effective university-school district partnership programs that include critical teaching training components may offer an attractive…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Personnel Needs, Teacher Persistence, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Van Acker, Richard – Preventing School Failure, 2007
The display of antisocial behavior by children and youths in America is recognized as one of the most pressing concerns facing educators today. To meet the educational needs of these students while maintaining safe school environments, school districts across the nation have increasingly looked toward alternative educational programs.…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Children, Adolescents, Student Behavior
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Valore, Thomas G.; Cantrell, Mary Lynn; Cantrell, Robert P. – Preventing School Failure, 2006
Successful transitioning and reintegrating students from alternative programs requires staff to (a) operate from an effective model that includes all stakeholders as participants, (b) follow guidelines that structure the process prior to, during, and at the follow-up stages, and (c) designate staff with responsibility for coordination and…
Descriptors: Social Systems, School Personnel, Public Agencies, Guidelines
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Prater, Mary Anne; Johnstun, Marissa L.; Dyches, Tina Taylor; Johnstun, Marion R. – Preventing School Failure, 2006
Increasing numbers of students in U.S. schools are at greater risk of school failure because of social, economic, and family stress factors. Teachers can use literature as bibliotherapy for both children and adolescents to create a safe distance, allowing them to deal with sensitive issues related to these problems, as well as to teach social…
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, High Risk Students, Books, Childrens Literature
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Estes, Mary Bailey – Preventing School Failure, 2006
Five years ago, the author examined the extent and quality of education to students with disabilities in Texas's public charter schools. Many schools were designated "at-risk" because of the percentage of enrolled students who met the state's at-risk criteria. Students with learning disabilities and behavioral disorders made up the…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Charter Schools, Behavior Disorders, Learning Disabilities
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Beebe-Frankenberger, Margaret; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Bocian, Kathleen M.; Gresham, Frank M.; MacMillan, Donald L. – Preventing School Failure, 2005
This study examined differences between teacher and parent ratings of social skills in a sample of adolescent students (n = 33) previously identified in the elementary grades as at risk for academic or behavioral concerns, or both. Findings suggest a core of 4 classroom behavioral expectations for social competence consistent across elementary and…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Behavior Problems, Expectation, Adolescents
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly M.; Barton-Arwood, Sally M.; Doukas, Georgia L.; Munton, Sarah M. – Preventing School Failure, 2005
This article presents a step-by-step, empirically validated method for designing, implementing, and evaluating a formal social skills intervention based on specific skill deficits as identified by the Social Skills Rating System (SSRS; F. M. Gresham & S. N. Elliott, 1990). The 6 steps include: (1) identifying students for participation; (2)…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Identification
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